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and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
reporting live for us this morning. >> sure. >>> jk rowling, you know, famous author of harry potter, you know about her new book. it's about teen sex, cutting class and class warfare. wait until you hear how many copies have already been sold. [ giggling ] [ laughing ] [ laughing ] [ laughing ] [ laughing ] ♪ but will it last 'til the end. it will if it's lashblast 24 hr with the anti smudge power. through dining dancing drama break ups and make ups. the anti smudge formula holds on. who knew lashes this big and beautiful could last this long. lashblast 24hr from covergirl. don't you wish all endings could be this easy breezy beautiful. >>> bored by the leeks, tired of all the political attack ads flooding the air waves? well, there is a new ad stars samuel l. jackson and designed to wage unenthusiastic democrats. >> we are all on our own if romney has his way and he is against safety nets. if you fall, tough luck. so i strongly suggest that you wake the [ bleep ] up. how about that student loan overhaul, gonna save you thousands of bucks? mitt will cut that [ bleep ] in a second. dude
. >>> and cyber snare. why searching for this harry potter star online could be hazardous to your computer's health. very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. those stories and much more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with still riding high. days after the democrats' convention ended, a new poll finds president obama enjoying a bounce in popularity. according to a reuters poll of likely voters, 47% favor president obama while 43% prefer his republican rival, mitt romney. nbc's tracie potts has the election latest from washington. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. well, it looks like the president did get a bit of a boost. a couple of daily tracking polls released over the weekend give president obama four and five-point leads over mitt romney. perhaps not a big surprise after the democratic convention, but this was. >> come on, man. >> reporter: the only thing more surprising than this -- is the fact that scott van dusen, a big fan of president obama, is a registered republican. team obama insists the presid
, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the publisher's offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last harry potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the manuscript pages in your publisher's office. >> sorry about that
'll admit i'm the kind of person who will go to a midnight showing of the harry potter movie. and i don't do it because i don't think i'll otherwise be able to seat movie, i do it because i want to be around other enthusiasts or nerdses you might say. and that's what this is about. people get really excited about an iphone so they want to be around other people who are just as excited. >> now we know you have a weakness for their harry potter. and there won't be a next time. >> what are you going do? you have a new bond movie coming out. go for that one. you know, this is what this guy said. where else can you do something like this. hang out on a pavement all night? >> but not for the launch of the iphone 5. >> what he should have said is when else can you do something like this. and i guess where being in new york, if you're going to do it, you might as well do it at one of the stores. >> camping out on a pavement. where else can you camp out on a pavement all night. >> i knew you cooperakoop would behind that one. >> in the happening. well, it is clearly happening, but not here. didn't ta
with harry potter, brian, do you? >> brian: no. >> steve: me neither e-mail comes, i am a die hard harry potter fan. i collect all types of props from the movie examines books. i own wands, a hog worth replica. i'd hate to see how much money i've spent on this stuff, but i can't stop. should they stop or is it normal? >> here is the thing, the operative statement there is i can't stop, which makes this person something other than a fan. it makes this person a hoard. so the bottom line is, much better use of money would be therapy than buying another wand because you need your own identity. not that of a sorcerer. >> brian: true. i've said that over and over again. okay. number two -- >> yet you keep buying wands, brian. >> brian: i apologize. i got to get over this. my girlfriend is wonderful, but she's obsessed -- this isn't about me. she's obsessed with a certain singer. she goes to hundreds of concerts all over the u.s. and uses her time off to drive 18 hours to a concert or fly anywhere they perform. what's going on there? >> again, look, this person is like nuts, like an addict! so
. she's smart and talented. and dangerous. actress emma watson of harry potter fame tops mcafee's 2012 list of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online. the software security firm says many sites use her name to trick people into downloading malware or steal your personal informatn. so watch out when you search her name apparently, there is a one in eight chance of finding a malicious site. after watson on the list you have favorite celebrities, jessica biel, eva mendes, selena gomez, halle berry and john berman. >> yeah, right. >> butanyway, the only guy, in fact, to crack mcafee's top 20, jimmy kimmel. >> i'm outraged that anyone would pick on hermione. >>> a gay couple in massachusetts is suing the catholic does os ease of worcest worcester. they claim they're refusing to sell them a mansion because they're gay and are afraid they'll stage same-sex weddings there. the two men want to purchase the million dollar oakhurst mansion and turn it into an event hall. they say they were mistakenly sent a copy of an e-mail in which a monsignor told a real estate broker after checki
fan fiction. you don't need to be "star trek" fans or harry potter fans who write their own stuff. that's what that is. it is like the left behind books. it is bible fan fiction. it has nothing to do. most insidious thing about the rapture is people who claim to believe in jesus can use the rapture to justify doing whatever they want because i'm on jesus' v.i.p. list and die need to follow the teachings here in the world i'm packing my bags for the afterlife. there is a velvet rope. >> the bouncer lets you in. >> john: spiritual narcissism. jesus said you shall not know the hour or the day but these guys are so certain. it is predicted to be this fall again? >> yes. you shall not know the hour or the day and you're supposed to be waiting by the phobe because you -- phone because you never know when jesus is going to show up and everybody back hoax. >> you might already be a winner. >> john: they run up a lot of credit card debt. i'm officially volunteering by the way to take over the assets of anyone who's beli
.k. rowling from harry potter with her first adult book. >> and the first couple booted from "dancing with the stars," the all-star edition. >> we heard what wendy williams had to say about that. your predictions, on yahoo! >> what's going on over there? >> the ostrich pillow makes another appearance. >> that's ghastly. thanks for watching. only five more. that means three. >> four seconds, guys. >> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. is 8:56. public roundtable will be held on a public flooding in the bloomingdale. the hearing will be discussed prevention and assistance. at 2:00 p.m. at the wilson building. look at this video. an unusual sight outside of an elementary school in silver spring. for the last several evenings, birds have been flying into the schools to me. they are expected to leave cooler.he weather gets is angela foster. >> thank you. good morning. tough out there. according to loudoun county your lanes are shut another crash. it one ofking at heavy spoke traffic on 66. toward the beltway. delays eastbound from 50 to 123
this morning. actress emma watson of harry potter fame is the favorite celebrity bake for cybercriminals trying to lure internet users. >> sweet emma? >> the software security firm has named watson this year's most dangerous celebrity to search for online because many sites use her name to trick people into downloading malware or steal personal information. when searching the actress's name, there's a one in eight chance of finding a malicious site. watson replaces heidi klum. the only guy to crack mackcafee top 20 is jimmy kimmel. >> their mistake was making a spoof of the crossover summer song gang mam style. they're using the public pool facility at the el monte aquatic center. their version was posted on youtube. th13 lifeguards and a pool manager were then fired. the city says it was a clear unauthorized use of resources and property. it was still funny the lifeguards say they'll petition for their jobs back at the next el monte city council meeting. >> maybe they'll just get in trouble? >> see t whole video and make that decision. >>> politics with a side
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. more the ""hunger games"" "harry potter" type of novel. adults are reading it too but this is more for teenagers. i have four kids but the biggest compliment i have from my 13-year-olds is all my friends are reading it and the guys who don't read are reading it. >> that's great when a child looks at you and says dad, you're kind of cool. >> my last book, my daughter coming down and seeing it on the kitchen table. my kids don't think i'm cool. >> children are always embarrassed. >> the title i like "seconds away" the premise is in a split second your life can change. how does that dynamic show it in "seconds." >> the first line in the book -- there's moments in your life where just one little thing changes the course of everything. >> good and bad. >> all of a sudden up becomes down, good becomes evil, everything changes in a flick and that's what i like to explore. "seconds away" starts with that. i want to grab you right away on page one. you've been a long time reader. >> have. what's the different for you between young adult and adult books? >> really -- >> do you have a prefere
that searching for the harry potter star will land you on a malicious site. other top cyberbait celebrities include jessica beal. >>> "gossip girl" star has tied the note with blake lively and also "how i met your mother" star married and have a 3-year-old daughter together. >>> the father/daughter wedding dance is a time-honored tradition and lowe is a and her dad got things started off interestingly enough but they weren't going to stop with a simple box step so they had to let loose and have fun. well, their dance spanned several decades mashing up disco and hip-hop. love their style. six minutes past the hour now. let's go over to al with the weather. >> dad's got it going on. >> and so does daughter, she's great. >> let's see what we've got as far as your weather forecast for today. we are looking at some monsoonal moisture down through the southwest with an upper level low. that's going to bring a lot of rain anywhere from 1 to 3 inches and maybe even up to 5 inches in some areas. we have flash flood watches out through the southwest, and then we have fire danger, fire weather warning
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